Wolfgang Puck is bringing his signature restaurant, The Kitchen, to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport as part of the $125 million terminal improvement project.
The restaurant is the Piece de resistance of the Grand Hall that will house commissioned artworks of the historic upstate, other restaurants and amenities that will brand GSP as one of the most contemporary airports of its kind.
Greer’s fine arts community was awarded two Accommodations Tax Grants totaling $14,125 Tuesday night at Greer City Council.
The City Auditorium Art Gallery was awarded $10,125 to provide lighting, hardware and signage for the building entrances on Line Street and Snow Street.
The Lake Cunningham shelter fee has been reduced while improvements to Lake Robinson has the park ready for the biggest usage time of the year.
Greer Commission of Public Works commissioners approved a $50 daily rate, down from $75, the past year for Lake Cunningham’s shelter. It has been rented only once this year.
By Krista Gibson
Greer Community Ministries
The Riverside High School Concert Band and Wind Ensemble have been invited to perform in the Inaugural SCBDA State Concert Band Festival.
Twenty-nine South Carolina high school bands qualified, but only16 earned an invitation to perform in the state festival. Riverside has two performing.
Cheeun Kang, of Riverside High School, won first place for her batik “Reminiscent” in the Painting Division at the 26th Annual Upstate High School Art Exhibit at Greenville Technical College Benson Campus.
Morgan Chopp’s mixed media work of “Eyes All Around" in the Drawing Division earned her an honorable mention.
Submitted by Arvie and Bunny Bennett
Local musician Arvie Bennett, Jr. and his wife, Bunny, are relocating to Music City and would like to thank the business establishments and fans in Greer for all the love and support shown to them over the years.
Wolfgang Puck putting signature "The Kitchen" restaurant at GSP
Wolfgang Puck is bringing his signature restaurant, The Kitchen, to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport as part of the $125 million terminal improvement project, airport officials announced Thursday, April 28.
The Greer Children's Theater is putting the finishing touches on production of Disney's The Lion King Jr. opening at the J. Harley Bonds Career Center on Friday at 7 p.m.
The GCT will run the show on consecutive weekends with show times on Friday, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday shows at 2 p.m.
The Blue Ridge Brewing Co. is beginning to see the foam on top of their beer.
Bob Hiller, owner of Greer’s restaurant and craft brewpub at 308 Trade Street, is awaiting for clearance on the alcohol beverage permit from SLED to announce an official opening date.
Eyebrow threading, a technique founded more than 6,000 years ago has gained popularity in western cultures.
Threading is one of the cultural demonstrations Saturday at the International Festival held at City Park, City Hall and the amphitheater.
How does the perfect roll get crafted to perfection?
The Greer International Festival holds the secret at Saturday’s Greer Goes Global International Festival at Greer City Park, City Hall and amphitheater.
The Greenville Chorale's spring concert, "A Great Sacred Song Fest," includes classical composers, sacred selections and hymns and spirituals in two concert performances: Sunday, April 17 at First Baptist Church, Greenville, and Sunday, April 24, at Taylors First Baptist Church.
Founded in 1961, the Greenville Chorale is 160 voices strong. The Chorale has been under the direction of Bingham Vick, Jr. since 1982.
Opening day at the Greer Farmer's Market was a time for shopping inside – at the grand opening of Foodies Farm Shop – and out. Christy Ray is the owner of the store and organizer for the market.
The market lended many of its vendors to tell stories of their arts, crafts, food and plants. Some interesting vignettes are provided below with the photos.
As cultures and different countries come together, there are often unimaginable talents.
Take sword and belly dancing, one of the exhibitions at the International Festival at Greer City Park on Saturday.
Join the Greer community Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as the world is brought to Greer City Park.
The International Festival features 22 countries, 14 sports, 10 vendors in the marketplace, 10 non-profits, and seven different food vendors.
Edwin McCain will be the headline performer for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce's 32nd Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Festival.
"This year’s event will be another great time for families to enjoy all of the great things our community has to offer. Having Edwin McCain as our head line performer will be exciting as we welcome another home grown musical artist to our stage," said festival Chairman Rudy Painter.
Touch a Truck will be from 6-8pm tonight on Trade St. in downtown Greer.
Bring the family down to see fire trucks, police cars, boom trucks, school buses, construction equipment and much more.
When Evelyn Rosenberg gets an idea for art she designs, she blows it up.
No kidding. Rosenberg’s method begins with a sketch of her idea, ends with a mold(s) taken it to a test range and then explodes it.
Ten years ago, more than 600 people gathered at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Simpsonville for the first Greenville Health System (GHS) Minority Health Summit.
The event exceeded expectations as a larger crowd than expected came together to learn about the state of minority health and health disparities.